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Table 2 Description of obstetrics, contraceptive and abortion related factors of study participants in Felege Hiwot referral hospital from Sep 2016- Aug 2017

From: Prevalence and determinants of post--abortion family planning utilization in a tertiary Hospital of Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Characteristics Total
Number Percent (%)
Number of alive children
 None 217 51.3
 One to four 170 40.2
> five 36 8.5
Need for near future pregnancy
 Yes 200 47.3
 No 223 52.7
Previous history of abortion
 Yes 86 20.3
 No 337 79.7
Previous history of abortion care service
 Yes 60 14.2
 No 363 85.8
Previous information about FP
 Yes 345 81.6
 No 78 18.4
Currently counseled on FP
 Yes 380 89.8
 No 43 10.2
Pregnancy planned
 Yes (Planned) 225 53.2
 No (Unplanned) 198 46.8
Pregnancy wanted and supported
 Yes (Wanted and supported) 290 68.6
 No (Unwanted and unsupported) 133 31.4
Gestational age of current pregnancy
 Less than three months 185 43.7
 Three to seven months 238 56.3
Type of current abortion
 Spontaneous 292 69
 Induced 131 31
Type of abortion procedure
 Medication abortion 115 27.2
 MVA 242 57.2
 Both 66 15.6
Sex of service provider
 Male 349 82.5
 Female 74 17.5
Profession of service provider
 Nurse or midwifery 279 66
 General practitioner and above 144 34.1